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Delegation of Consulate General of Malaysia in Guangzhou visited GDUFS

Time:June 28, 2022  Author:Elena Liao  Editor:Kyle Muntz, Wang Mengyu  Source:From the GDUFS news website   Photo:From the GDUFS news website

North Campus, Guangdong University of Foreign Studies, June 21th, 2022:Ma Zhencai, the Consul General of Malaysia in Guangzhou, visited GDUFS on the afternoon of June 16th. Jiao Fangtai, Vice President of GDUFS, met the guests in the VIP hall of administration Building of North Campus. Both sides held talks on the construction of the Malay language major, talent cultivation, cooperation and exchange.

Scene of the meeting

Jiao Fangtai welcomed the delegation and introduced basic information of GDUFS to them. He pointed out that over the years, GDUFS has developed with international characteristics and committed to international talent cultivation. At present, 28 foreign language majors have been established, making GDUFS the university with the most foreign language majors in South China. The Malay language major has been officially certified by Ministry of Education in Malaysia. The major adopts the "3.5+0.5" mode of teaching. Students of this major have made great achievements in various professional competitions. At present, GDUFS has signed framework cooperation agreements with many famous universities in Malaysia. As a member university under the framework of the Asia University Presidents Forum, which GDUFS spearheaded, University Malaysia Perlis has made outstanding contributions to the success of the forum over the years. The educational cooperation between China and Malaysia shows bright prospect for the future. GDUFS is willing to maintain a good relationship with the consulate general of Malaysia in Guangzhou and jointly expand its programs of exchange and cooperation in the field of culture and education with Malaysian educational institutions.

Ma Chencai said that Malaysia and China have enjoyed a long history of friendship. Malaysia attaches great importance to relations with China and both sides have maintained high-quality cooperation in various fields. The Ministry of Higher Education of Malaysia also attaches great importance to the development of higher education and international cooperation and exchanges. GDUFS is an important base of Malay language teaching and research. He thanked GDUFS for its active efforts in training students to major in Malay. In the future, they will continue to support the development of the Malay language program in GDUFS and jointly promote economic and trade development and cultural exchanges between the two countries with language serving as a bridge and bond.

Group photo

Leaders of the Office of International Cooperation and Exchange, Faculty of Asian Languages and Cultures and other relevant units attended the meeting. After then, Ma Zhencai and his delegation attended the book donation ceremony hosted by Faculty of Asian Languages and Cultures.